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An Evening with Chris ThileStrathmore
Tue. Nov 5 Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22 Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
De Sanguashington - Groovin On the PikeColumbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1 De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.
Cirque MeiCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
Balancing BodiesThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23
Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonatoThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCEStrathmore
Fri. Nov 8
National Philharmonic: Voices of Light, Richard Einhorn's oratorio to the silent film The Passion of Joan of ArcStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Women in Leadership: The Impact of Women on the U.S. CongressNational Archives
Wed. Oct 30